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Rock and Mineral books

Most of these books provide detailed information about rocks and minerals. Every rockhound or rock and mineral collector should have at least one. Often these books can help you identify specimens you find. Many of the books provide beautiful pictures of the rocks and minerals. You can simply enjoy them as you marvel at the beauty found beneath our feet.

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1,001 Facts About Rocks and Minerals (Ages 9-12)
SKU: GB-88000016
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Agates : Treasures of the Earth
SKU: GB-80000158
The agate is one of the world's most strikingly beautiful semi-precious gems, and collectors worldwide are drawn to the stone's infinite variety of colorations and banding. This identification guide is comprehensive and easy-to-use. It is illustrated throughout with full-color photographs and includes a worldwide listing of where agates are found. Hard cover, 192 pgs.,
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Agates and Jaspers
SKU: GB-80000167
240 pages of descriptions and over 1000 photos and diagrams describing the structural features of of the wide array of agates and jaspers presently available on the market
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Amber Book, The
SKU: GB-80000160
This book explains how amber is formed, its geologic setting in the Baltics and elsewhere, practical advice on how to care for amber jewelry, how to use it for lapidary purposes, and how to detect fake amber. Hard cover, 144 pgs.,
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Audubon Field Guide to Familiar Rocks & Minerals
SKU: GB-80000025
Covers North American Rocks & Minerals. Handy pocket sized book with more than 75 full-color, full-page photographs.
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Beauty of Banded Agates : An Exploration of Agates from Eight Major World Sites
SKU: GB-80000159
Gorgeously presented 12'' x 9'' photo journal of banded agate sites from around the world, with over 260 museum quality color agate photos. Explore the beautiful features of each specimen as well as the collecting histories for each site; full glossary, references and index. 160 pgs.
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Collecting Fluorescent Minerals
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Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals
SKU: GB-80000169
Finally a book about rocks gems and minerals that focused on the needs of rockhounds. Recommended by Amateur Geologist.
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Complete Encyclopedia of Minerals
SKU: GB-80000042
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Desert Gem Trails
SKU: GB-80000161
Field guide to the gems and minerals of the Mojave and Colorado Deserts. Includes maps and photos. 80 pgs.,
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Discover Rocks & Minerals
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DK Pocket Series Rocks and Minerals
SKU: GB-80000039
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Firefly Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils
SKU: GB-80000147
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Geodes : Natures Treasures
SKU: GB-80000156
In this book two renowned experts share their lifelong passion for geodes and their extensive knowledge of world-class geode deposits as they present the latest theories on the formation and occurrence of these amazing mineral gifts of nature.
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Golden Pocket Guide Rocks and Minerals (1st Edition)
SKU: GB-88000043
This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers lots of fascinating information and is illustrated in full color throughout.
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Golden Pocket Guide Rocks, Gems, and Minerals
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Golden Pocket Guides Geology
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Handbook of Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones
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Illustrated Guide to Common Rocks and Minerals
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Mineral Reference Manual
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